Digoxin for Congenital Heart Defects
Why It Is Used
Digoxin is used to treat severe Reference heart failure Opens New Window and Reference atrial fibrillation Opens New Window that can occur with Reference congenital heart defects Opens New Window.
It sometimes takes several weeks to figure out the correct dose for this medicine. Digoxin is a pill, but is also available as an oral liquid or as an injection.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference John Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Larry A. Latson, MD - Pediatric Cardiology